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FDA Testing Of Cigars: What Does It Mean, What Will It Cost?

The FDA's jurisdiction over the premium cigar industry goes into effect this summer, but cigar manufacturers whose products are subject to testing will be given a three-year grace period to streamline and normalize their compliance requirements. This mea
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 8, 2016 19:56
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Big Tobacco is Losing Ground in Europe

“The business case is positive,” said Axa’s soon-to-be CEO Thomas Buberl. “It makes no sense for us to continue our investments within the tobacco industry. The human cost of tobacco is tragic — its economic cost is huge.”
Triple Pundit
added Jun 8, 2016 18:12
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[Canada] Plain tobacco packaging increases purchases and contraband, Australian prof says

"Once you take into account the price effects and you take into account the general decline in smoking anyway, there's no evidence to support the hypothesis that the plain packaging had any effect in itself," Sinclair Davidson, Royal Melbourne Institute
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:11
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Tips & Tricks: 5 ways smoking is costing you more money than the cigarettes themselves

some consumers may be stunned to hear exactly how much their smoke breaks could be hurting their bank account. Life insurance / Health insurance / Car value / Dental care / Homeowners insurance
Deseret News
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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53 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in the European Union last year

New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International finds that governments lose up to EUR 11.3 billion in revenues
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:27
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PHILIP MORRIS v FDA: PLAINTIFFS’ NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY, Jun 7, 2016

The Court in Hawkes emphasized that regulated entities “need not assume” the risk of criminal and civil penalties “while waiting for [the agency] to ‘drop the hammer’ in order to have their day in court.” FDA, however, would require tobacco product manufa
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 7, 2016 21:50
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[China, Indonesia] VIDEO: Ash to cash: Big Tobacco's big profits

We examine why, despite health warnings, the tobacco industry remains a multibillion-dollar global industry... The tobacco industry has annual revenues of nearly $500bn. The number of cigarettes manufactured and sold has risen to six trillion every year w
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:48
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Indonesia on track to having world’s highest smoking rates

With few commitments to curb cigarette consumption, Indonesia is poised to have the largest population of smokers in the world in the next decade. Currently, the country ranks fourth on the list of countries with the most smokers, behind China, Russia a
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jun 6, 2016 12:33
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[New Zealand] Smokers subsidised $1 billion a year despite heavy tax

Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey says smokers are subsidised by the taxpayer for $1 billion a year (Getty Images) There's a mix of carrot and stick in the push to get smokers to kick the habit on World Smokefree Day today.
Radio Network (nz)
added May 31, 2016 13:15
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ARCHIVE: Hungry for tobacco: an analysis of the economic impact of tobacco consumption on the poor in Bangladesh [FREE FULL TEXT]

largely neglected by those working in poverty and tobacco control. Strong tobacco control measures could have immediate impact on the health of the poor by decreasing tobacco expenditures and thus significantly increasing the resources of the poor. Addres
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:04
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